Health & Wellness Features
Trump's budget dismays families hit by drug addiction crisis
NEW YORK (AP) -- He slept next to his son's ashes most nights back when Kraig Moss first met Donald Trump....
Chicago inmates can order fancy Italian pizza made in jail
CHICAGO (AP) -- How can you get a gourmet Italian pizza delivered right to your door for no more than $7? Get locked up at Cook County Jail in Chicago....
S. Korea OKs civilian contact with North Korea over malaria
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea will allow a civic group to contact North Korea over help in fighting malaria, the first government approval on cross-border civilian exchanges since North Korea's fourth nuclear test in January 2016, officials said Friday....
German kindergartens to name parents who skip vaccine advice
BERLIN (AP) -- The German government wants kindergartens to inform authorities if parents fail to prove they have attended a doctors' consultation on child vaccinations....
Insurers continue to hike prices, abandon ACA markets
People shopping for insurance through the Affordable Care Act in yet more regions could face higher prices and fewer choices next year as insurance companies lay out their early plans for 2018....
GOP focus on lowering health premiums may undermine benefits
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans trying to dismantle former President Barack Obama's health care law have run into the same problem that bedeviled him: Quality health insurance doesn't come cheap, especially if it protects people in poor health, older adults not yet eligible for Medicare, and the poor....
Report: More Americans with Alzheimer's are dying at home
NEW YORK (AP) -- One in 4 Alzheimer's deaths in the United States are now occurring at home - a startling increase that marks a shift away from hospitals and nursing homes, according to a report released Thursday....
GOP senators say tough report complicates health care bill
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republicans senators conceded Thursday that a scathing analysis of the House GOP health care bill had complicated their effort to dismantle President Barack Obama's health care law....
Debate rages in India on IVF for women over 50
ELLENABAD, India (AP) -- To see Manjeet Kaur around her little daughter is to see joy at its purest....
Botulism outbreak seems limited to 1 nacho-cheese sauce bag
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- A deadly botulism outbreak linked to nacho-cheese sauce confiscated from a California gas station appears to be limited to an opened bag of the sauce, state health officials said Thursday....
Britain's political parties agreed to halt campaigning after Monday's horrific bombing in Manchester just weeks before the highly anticipated June 8 elections. Prime Minister Theresa May of the Conservative Party called for a snap election hoping to capitalize on her popularity and the disarray of the opposition Labour Party after the Brexit vote. Conventional wisdom suggests terrorist attacks immediately preceding elections benefit hawkish conservative candidates although that wasn't the case in France when Marine LePen lost by a significant margin despite several attacks in Paris leading up to their April election. Will the Manchester terrorist attack impact significantly Britain's upcoming elections?
Is the President's proposed budget that cuts social programs but increases defense and law enforcement a taxpayers first plan?